Ancient Coinage of Characene, Attambelos I



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BMC 1Characene, Attambelos I, diademed head of king right / Herakles seated left on rock. TextImage
BMC 1Characene, Attambelos I, diademed head of king right / Herakles seated left on rock. TextImage
BMC 3
Sear 6183
Attambelos I, king of Characene, AR Tetradrachm, 31 mm, 12 g. Dated local year 272, 41-40 BC. Diademed head of king right with long curls. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ATTAMBHΛOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ KAI EYEΡΓETOY around Herakles seated left on rock, resting on club. Monogram in upper left field, date BOΣ below. BMC 3; Hill 14 in "Attambelos I" (in ANS NNM 14); Sear 6183.TextImage
BMC 3Characene, Kings of. Attambelos I. Year 272 (=41-40 BC). AR Tetradrachm. Diademed, bearded head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ATTAMBHΛOΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ KAI EYEΡΓETOY, Herakles std left on rock, club on knee. TextImage
BMC 3
Sear 6182
Kingdom of Characene (Tigris Valley), Attambelos I, 44-40 BC, AR Tetradrachm. Diademed draped bust right, with long beard / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ATTAMBHΛOΣ ΣΩTHΡOΣ KAI EYEΡΓETOY, naked Herakles seated left, resting club on left knee, date in ex.
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Entry for Characene, Attambelos I on the Digital Historia Numorum